Stuffed Green Peppers

Green peppers are generally a welcome addition to a dish. I will admit that there are times when I’m not a fan but it’s a phase and I come around in a few weeks. Kris has always liked green peppers but prefers red ones; milder and sweeter. This is a dish where the green peppers…

Tilapia with Veggie Salsa

Kris and I were vegetarians for maybe a year and a half. As I recall it started about the time we moved to Willow Springs and it ended when Liza began eating and clearly preferred meat. Kids have a way of doing that. I don’t recall why we decided to stop eating meat; it was…

Chicken Fingers

I suspect this will be my next post, primarily because I have a photo for it. Mind you, it won’t be a very great photo but it will be nicely composed. Kris does the composing. Being only my third post it miiiiiiiiight be a bit early to reminisce but I’m going to anyway. I’ve toyed with…

Flank Steak Fajitas

Probably my earliest cooking experience was Jell-O. This would have been 1956 or so when I was 5.   The old Jell-O came in a waxed paper wrapper. The mix was a lump you would crumble into a bowl, and this was my favorite part because you could lick your fingers when Mom wasn’t looking. No, hygiene…

Welcome to Reflections in a Skillet

So, I am Alex Dadant and was retired from working in the produce department for not trimming my beard sufficiently. Before that I taught 6th and 7th graders for 28 years. I am now officially retired and need a distraction. I’m famous for starting things and not finishing them but I’m hoping I will change…